Dhanuka Agritech Limited is the umbrella company for the business of agro-chemicals, fertilizers, and seeds of Dhanuka Group. The company reaches out to more than 10 million farmers with its eco-friendly high quality crop care products.
The Agri-Division has a pan-India presence through its marketing offices in all major states in India. With a dealer network of 15,000 across India, the group has been able to make “Dhanuka” the preferred choice of farmers.
With the promotion of DKKNT (Dhanuka Kheti Ki Nai Takneek) and the Group’s focus on extension activities coupled with strong R&D setup Dhanuka has become a household name in the farming community across the country.
Dhanuka Group has taken up a number of community welfare programs like Dhanuka Ashram at Vrindavan (U.P) for the benefit of pilgrims, Dhanuka Adarsh Vidya Mandir at Ratangarh (Rajasthan) for the less privileged students as well as Scholarships for promising Agri students.
Dhanuka Agritech Limited handles crop care business of Dhanuka Group. The core strength of the company lies in its vast distribution network spread in the interiors of rural India through 27 branch offices, 1000 plus techno-commercial staff and 15,000 highly dedicated dealers.
It has 4 modern manufacturing facilities at Gurgaon and Sohna in Haryana, Sanand in Gujarat and Udhampur in J&K for formulation of various grades of pesticides, fungicides, miticides, weedicides, plant growth stimulants, plant growth regulators, foliar fertilizers and sticking agents. It also has 2 Seed Processing Units at Mandideep in M.P. and Turkapalli (Hyderabad) in Andhra Pradesh.
The product range of the company includes:
The company has been promoting seed treatment by operating seed treatment and grading machines at the doorstep of the farmers to bring about awareness regarding the benefits of seed treatment. The company gives them the added benefit of superior grading of the seeds with automatic machines in a single process.
The company had identified the need for quality through a strong R&D base by setting up Dhanuka Agriculture Research Centre in 1984 in its nascent years, which received recognition from the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India shortly after its establishment.
The company has to its credit the privilege of initiating first ever public-private partnership in the country with Madhya Pradesh Govt. at Powarkhera District Hoshangabad, M.P. in November 2001, to strengthen the agriculture related extension activities for increasing the productivity and profitability of farmers in the district.
The company has strong association with scientific and educational community as well as the Central and State Governments for extension activities through farmer training programs, setting up soil and water testing laboratories, organizing crop clinics and workshops on right use of farming technology.
Starting its international collaboration with DuPont in the year 1992 for manufacturing Dunet in India the company kept on adding new eco friendly quality molecules in its range from its collaborators from US, Japan and Norway. With the world focusing on weedicide business Dhanuka Agritech Limited has brought world-renowned weedicides to India for crop specific applications through its international collaborators.
The company has created large formulation capacity for EC, SC, WP, WG, SP, WDG and Granules to meet its own demand and for formulation on Toll Manufacturing basis. The organization is dynamically exploring related opportunities in both domestic and overseas markets. It welcomes technical collaborations and business partnerships to tap respective strengths for mutual benefits.
The company has developed in-house expertise in the field of Registration of new molecules in India and data generation and is prepared to offer related services for prospective customers.
The company is tapping the inherent synergies between crop protection products and seeds business by introducing high quality seeds – both hybrid and OP for various crop segments like paddy, wheat, vegetables, cereals and oilseeds. The company is working towards building partnerships with seed companies of international repute for fulfilling its commitment to introduce new varieties and hybrids.
Dhanuka Agritech Limited has pesticides formulation centers at Gurgaon and Sohna in Haryana, Sanand in Gujarat and Udhampur in J&K and seed processing plants at Mandideep in M.P. and Turkapalli in A.P. All the production centers are equipped with the latest machinery with high degree of sophistication for production and testing with best safety standards in the industry. The total production capacity now available with the company for pesticides formulation provides it with a strong competitive advantage for meeting seasonal demand and Toll Manufacturing for all the formulations.
The company is having various international collaborations that include:
2010- Dhanuka Agritech Limited features in Forbes’ ‘Asia’s 200 Best Under a Billion' List 2010.- Dhanuka Agritech Limited won Award for distinguished service in promoting crop management under PPP 2010- Dhanuka Agritech Limited won Award for distinguished service in Public Private Partnership 2010- Dhanuka Agritech Limited won Award for distinguished service in encouraging promotion of integrated crop management 2010
2011- Dhanuka Agri - Incorporation of a Wholly Owned Subsidiary by Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.- Dhanuka Agri - Dhanuka Agritech Limited- 'Forbes Asia - 200 Best under a Billion.